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Wooden Yoruba Doll

Donor Name:
Miss Janet Stone  Search this
Collector:
Miss Janet Stone  Search this
Length:
21.5cm
Width:
6cm
Height:
1.5cm
Culture:
Yoruba  Search this
Object Type:
Doll
Place:
Nigeria, Africa
Accession Date:
1989-Jun-15
Collection Date:
1964
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361235
USNM Number:
E423516-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8456554
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Yoruba man

Photographer:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
An Egúngún priest, Yoruba peoples, Nigeria. Photograph by Roy Sieber, June, 1971.
Original text reads, "Yoruba, Nigeria, Egúngún priest. June 1971."
Local Numbers:
A1995-009-00226

A 2 YRB RS 72
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Roy Sieber Photographs, EEPA 1993-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1993-009, Item EEPA 1993-091301
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Roy Sieber Photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1993-009-ref737

Yoruba man

Photographer:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
An Egúngún priest, Yoruba peoples, Nigeria. Photograph by Roy Sieber, June, 1971.
Original text reads, "Yoruba, Nigeria, Egúngún priest. June 1971."
Local Numbers:
A1993-009-00227

A 2 YRB RS 71
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Roy Sieber Photographs, EEPA 1993-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1993-009, Item EEPA 1993-091302
See more items in:
Roy Sieber Photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1993-009-ref738

Yoruba Dolls

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0158
See more items in:
Barbara Blackmun Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref4424

Yoruba Town

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1970
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Nigeria  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-1395
See more items in:
Barbara Blackmun Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5113

Yoruba Town

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1970
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Nigeria  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-1396
See more items in:
Barbara Blackmun Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5114

Yoruba weaver, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photographs depicts young Yoruba weaver laying the warp thread with the bobbin carrier. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
H 2 YRB 10.0.1 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Artists  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7120
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23901

Yoruba weaver, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photographs depicts young Yoruba weaver laying the warp thread with the bobbin carrier. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
H 2 YRB 10.0.2 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Artists  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7121
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23902

Yoruba weaver, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photographs depicts young Yoruba weaver laying the warp thread with the bobbin carrier. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
H 2 YRB 10.2 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Artists  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7123
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23905

Yoruba weaver, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photographs depicts young Yoruba weaver laying the warp thread with the bobbin carrier. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
H 2 YRB 10.3 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Artists  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7124
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23907

Yoruba weaver, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photographs depicts young Yoruba weaver laying the warp thread with the bobbin carrier. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
H 2 YRB 10.4.1 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Artists  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7126
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23909

Yoruba weaver, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photographs depicts young Yoruba weaver laying the warp thread with the bobbin carrier. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
H 2 YRB 10.5 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Artists  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7127
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23910

Yoruba weaver, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photographs depicts young Yoruba weaver laying the warp thread with the bobbin carrier. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
H 2 YRB 11.0.1 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Artists  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7129
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23912

Yoruba weaver, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photographs depicts young Yoruba weaver laying the warp thread with the bobbin carrier. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
H 2 YRB 12 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Artists  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7130
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23913

Yoruba hunter, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"These hunters are so fond of forest life that we say: 'Igbe ni gboro ode'. The forest is the hunter's town centre. Hunters exploit the occasion of disputes as to who actually makes a kill of a game animal to educate themselves on moral and ethical issues which go a long way to strengthen the individual's moral instinct which he uses to influence the people with whom he comes in contact." [Bade Ajuwon: The Yoruba Hunter as an Agent of Moral Control in the community. Nigerian Journal of the Humanities. No. 4 September 1980]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
L 2 YRB 1 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 9527
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Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref26577

Yoruba hunter, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"These hunters are so fond of forest life that we say: 'Igbe ni gboro ode'. The forest is the hunter's town centre. Hunters exploit the occasion of disputes as to who actually makes a kill of a game animal to educate themselves on moral and ethical issues which go a long way to strengthen the individual's moral instinct which he uses to influence the people with whom he comes in contact." [Bade Ajuwon: The Yoruba Hunter as an Agent of Moral Control in the community. Nigerian Journal of the Humanities. No. 4 September 1980]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
L 2 YRB 1.1 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 9528
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref26578

Yoruba hunter, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"These hunters are so fond of forest life that we say: 'Igbe ni gboro ode'. The forest is the hunter's town centre. Hunters exploit the occasion of disputes as to who actually makes a kill of a game animal to educate themselves on moral and ethical issues which go a long way to strengthen the individual's moral instinct which he uses to influence the people with whom he comes in contact." [Bade Ajuwon: The Yoruba Hunter as an Agent of Moral Control in the community. Nigerian Journal of the Humanities. No. 4 September 1980]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
L 2 YRB 1.3 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 9530
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref26580

Yoruba hunter, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"These hunters are so fond of forest life that we say: 'Igbe ni gboro ode'. The forest is the hunter's town centre. Hunters exploit the occasion of disputes as to who actually makes a kill of a game animal to educate themselves on moral and ethical issues which go a long way to strengthen the individual's moral instinct which he uses to influence the people with whom he comes in contact." [Bade Ajuwon: The Yoruba Hunter as an Agent of Moral Control in the community. Nigerian Journal of the Humanities. No. 4 September 1980]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
L 2 YRB 1.4 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 9531
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref26581

Yoruba hunter, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"These hunters are so fond of forest life that we say: 'Igbe ni gboro ode'. The forest is the hunter's town centre. Hunters exploit the occasion of disputes as to who actually makes a kill of a game animal to educate themselves on moral and ethical issues which go a long way to strengthen the individual's moral instinct which he uses to influence the people with whom he comes in contact." [Bade Ajuwon: The Yoruba Hunter as an Agent of Moral Control in the community. Nigerian Journal of the Humanities. No. 4 September 1980]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
L 2 YRB 2.1 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Hunting  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 9533
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref26584

Yoruba hunter, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"These hunters are so fond of forest life that we say: 'Igbe ni gboro ode'. The forest is the hunter's town centre. Hunters exploit the occasion of disputes as to who actually makes a kill of a game animal to educate themselves on moral and ethical issues which go a long way to strengthen the individual's moral instinct which he uses to influence the people with whom he comes in contact." [Bade Ajuwon: The Yoruba Hunter as an Agent of Moral Control in the community. Nigerian Journal of the Humanities. No. 4 September 1980]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
L 2 YRB 2.2 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Hunting  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 9534
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref26585

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